Get Adobe Flash player

Projects

The Citizen’s Agenda is a collective action initiative of several civil society groups and organizations, among them Esquel Foundation, aiming to collectively work on the prioritization and drafting of a group of public policy proposals tackling Ecuador’s current core issues from a diverse, plural, and unbiased approach. The purpose of this Agenda is to identify the main challenges and, on their account, work on policy proposals to be presented in…
Martes, 15 Marzo 2016 10:40

Quito Permanent Forum

The Quito Permanent Forum (QPF) is a transparent, pluralistic and political independent space where the residents of the district of Quito discuss the problems of the city in order to present solutions and actions for providing welfare and equity to the residents. This citizen initiative was created in 2014 and it is integrated by 36 organizations from the civil society. Esquel Foundation is one of the mentor organizations of the…
Martes, 15 Marzo 2016 10:38

National Youth Network

One of Esquel’s main commitments has been the contribution to the strengthening of the country’s youth participation and involvement. Building on this pursuit, Esquel is supporting the creation of the National Youth Network, looking to get young people from different provinces involved in a sustained participatory capacity building and strengthening process.For the creation of the network, Esquel has already approached several youth organizations’ representatives. As a result of this effort,…
Martes, 15 Marzo 2016 10:37

Youth Employment National Board

This initiative is an open-dialogue space for the youth employment problematic in Ecuador facilitated by Esquel and venturing to bring together diverse actors to get better informed about the topic, engage in discussions, and propose solutions.This initiative started as a result of one of the main commitments reached in the International Gathering: The Youth, socio-economic development, and employment in Ecuador, taking place in Cuenca in November 2015 with the support…
This is a new collaborative initiative between Esquel and the oil company Repsol aiming at providing support to the technical evaluation process of four projects that have been executed by Reposl in three provinces of the Ecuadorian Amazon region: Napo, Orellana, and Sucumbíos.In this process, Esquel plans to design and apply a tailored Monitoring and Evaluation System that measures and analyzes the projects’ outcomes performance and, hence, the achievement of…
This project’s execution started on 2013 for a four-year period in conjunction with the International Labor Organization (ILO) and with the financial support of the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).The project aims at providing comprehensive and long-term support to the policy-making process on the eradication of child labor at national and inter-sectorial levels.This initiative indirectly benefits all Ecuadorian children affected by child labor abuse and directly benefits those from Quinindé…
This project has been financed and supported by the Junta de Castilla y León and the Spanish NGO Cooperación Internacional; and has an execution period ending in October 2016.The project’s zone of intervention is Cotacachi, a county located in the northern Ecuadorian province of Imbabura, and it seeks to directly benefit 1,603 citizens among them indigenous children, authorities, teachers, and parents, as well as 34 Intercultural Bilingual Schools (EIB in…
The neighbor communities of the Cochasquí Archeological Park (PAC in Spanish acronym) have participated, for a second occasion, in a cultural revitalization process promoted by this project and executed in collaboration with the Cultural Direction of the Autonomous and Decentralized Government of Pichincha.This project envisages strengthening social actors through the support of cultural and artistic entrepreneurship projects and facilitating better communication channels between these actors and the corresponding local governments…
In April 2015, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture, Fish Farming (MAGAP in Spanish acronym) granted Esquel the implementation of the consultancy for the provision of technical support to twenty pieces of land transferred by the Land Access Unified Project aiming at improving the efficiency and efficacy levels in their productive and socio-organizational management.In the framework of this process, Esquel works in coordination with 24 organizations in charge of land…
This is the second phase of this initiative endeavoring to implement a conflict prevention process identifying and establishing community-liaison mechanisms that mitigates potential risks of conflict in La Tola Grande Neighborhood with regards to Ferrero’s factory presence. This project is framed on Esquel’s Community Liaison line of action: a crosscutting component in all initiatives and projects. It has considered the implementation of a sustained dialogue-consensus process between Ferrero Ecuador S.A. and…
Miércoles, 09 Marzo 2016 11:49

Cities free of gender-based violence project

This project has been financed by the United States Embassy and has an execution period of one year from October 2015 to September 2017. It targets the provinces of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas and Manabí to combat gender-based violence in public spaces, transforming them into safer spaces for women, girls, and general users. It proposes as main components: a capacity-building process on advocacy, networking, and citizen participation mechanisms targeting civil society…
Miércoles, 09 Marzo 2016 11:45

Time banks

This project aims to reduce and solve the limited social participation and lack of community cohesion in the Metropolitan District of Quito, by creating a space for community building and activism called Time Bank that will promote an exchange of skills and knowledge among local communities. Time Banks will provide a cooperative space to encourage and promote the use of open dialogue and sharing of skills among the citizens of Quito.In…
This program started on November 2014 with the objective of strengthening the technical and financial capacities of CSOs, under the premise that there is a direct correlation between their organizational development levels and their potency to be influential actors in public and social affairs. Esquel joined the program executed in partnership with Counterpart International, a U.S. based NGO, to facilitate processes related to the capacity-strengthening component and contribute to the Ecuadorian civil…
Miércoles, 09 Marzo 2016 11:03

Civil Society assistance program

Esquel has been working on the process "To expand the voices and new constituency of civil society organizations for a democratic and sustainable nation" since 2014, in partnership with Partners for Democratic Change—an international organization that is present in various countries worldwide. Esquel provides support to five organizations in Quito and in Guayaquil in order to improve their ability to influence the promotion of rights, based on technical skills such as…

Ir a Mesa de Convergencia

Select language:

 boton español  boton ingles

Suscríbete a nuestro boletín de noticias

captcha 

Suscríbete a nuestro boletín de oportunidades laborales

captcha